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Whedn I turn on my camera which is a digital ixus.i the screen does not focus on the image to be taken but is a blank black screen with icons from the menu in each corner. How do I get the working screen back onto the camera. Thanks.


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\015\012If that was just a setting problem, you would have been able to reset the camera simply taking batteries out for one minute.\015\012
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\015\012Ixus cameras do not have any internal battery or non volatile Ram, and get reset to factory when power is drained completely, like for example when you take batteries out.\015\012
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\015\012If you can see the menu icons, and display is showing a fuzzy shadow-like picture, sometimes with wrong colors or no colors , then you have a defective CCD sensor.\015\012
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\015\012The CCD sensor is the device that captures light and generates the image in pixels.\015\012
\015\012When the CCD is defective you get the symptoms above.\015\012
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\015\012CCD sensor faults are sometimes considered factory defect from Manufacturer, and Canon may cover repair, depending on model and years of manufacturing.\015\012
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\015\012Try contacting Canon at the number listed on the owners manual, or on their website (Canon ). \015\012
\015\012They will tell you if the repair will be done at their expenses, or if the recall does not cover your camera.\015\012
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\015\012Here examples of CCD sensor fault, colors and symptoms may be slightly different on your camera:\015\012
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\015\012Thanks to Imaging Resources for the pictures.
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